Fire-Lite Alarms, part of Honeywell’s Life Safety Group, announced its 2008 schedule of more than 50 fire alarm systems training courses, which will be offered free-of-charge throughout the United States. From fire alarm basics to detailed hands-on training covering all Fire-Lite control panels, course offerings are designed for every level of industry professional. Dates, locations and descriptions for Fire-Lite classes planned now through June are as follows:
Location                           Class Name                   Dates
Atlanta, Ga.                      MiniScan                          February 5-7
Albuquerque, N.M.         SuperLite                          February 5-6
Los Angeles, Calif.        MiniScan                           February 12-14
Raleigh, N.C.                  MiniScan                           February 12-14
Marlborough, Mass.      Super Academy               February 20-22
Austin, Texas                  SuperLite                          February 26-27
Chicago, Ill.                     MiniScan                           February 26-28
Birmingham, Ala.           MiniScan                           March 4-6
Seattle, Wash.                MiniScan                           March 11-13
Philadelphia, Pa.           SuperLite                          March 18-19
Detroit, Mich.                   MiniScan                           March 25-27
Columbia, S.C.               MiniScan                           March 25-27
New Orleans, La.           SuperLite                          April 8-9
Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. Super Academy            April 15-17
Tampa, Fla.                     MiniScan                           April 15-17
Cleveland, Ohio              MiniScan                           April 22-24
Houston, Texas              SuperLite                          April 29-30
Missoula, Mont.              MiniScan                           April 29-May 1
Oklahoma City, Okla.    SuperLite                           May 6-7
Boise, Idaho                   MiniScan                            May 13-15
Des Moines, Iowa         MiniScan                            May 13-15
Phoenix, Ariz.                  MiniScan                            May 20-22
Dallas, Texas                 SuperLite                           May 20-21
Baltimore, Md.                MiniScan                            June 3-5
Orlando, Fla.                  MiniScan                             June 10-12
Providence, R.I.             Super Academy                 June 10-12
Las Vegas, Nevada      MiniScan                            June 17-19
St. Louis, Mo.                 SuperLite                           June 17-18
Lenexa, Kansas           SuperLite                           June 24-25
MiniScan Academy (3 days): A three-day training on Fire-Lite’s conventional and addressable fire alarm control panels and voice evacuation systems. Power supply fundamentals, product features, installation methods, programming and troubleshooting are taught through practical hands-on exercises. Installation and configuration of Fire-Lite’s IPDACT, a module that enables the transmission of alarms from a fire alarm control panel via any IP network line (i.e. ADSL, cable, Internet), also is covered.
SuperLite Academy (2 days): A two-day course featuring instruction and hands-on exercises in the capabilities, installation, programming and troubleshooting of all Fire-Lite manufactured addressable control panels. The SuperLite Academy will wrap-up with two hours of installation and configuration training on Fire-Lite’s IPDACT module that enables the transmission of alarms from a fire alarm control panel via any IP network line (i.e. ADSL, cable, Internet).
Super Academy (3 days)
Day 1: Training begins with a basic fire alarm technology course covering common fire system components, fundamentals of voice evacuation and various NFPA and ADA codes. Although part of the Super Academy curriculum, individuals seeking basic fire alarm information can opt to attend this one-day course.
Days 2 and 3: A two-day module covering Fire-Lite’s voice evacuation systems and full line of addressable fire alarm control panels. Attendees will receive instruction on features and capabilities of all addressable panels, plus perform hands-on exercises in wiring, programming and troubleshooting.
All Fire-Lite courses qualify attendees for various National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) continuing education credits. Visit for complete course descriptions, prerequisite information and online registration.